Suspicion is not legal proof: Bombay High Court acquits murder accused

A Bench of Justices VK Jadhav and SK More observed that prosecution failed to establish the chain of circumstances and only a suspicion was made out against the accused.
Suspicion is not legal proof: Bombay High Court acquits murder accused
Aurangabad Bench, Bombay High Court

Suspicion, however strong, cannot be considered legal proof, the Aurangabad Bench of Bombay High Court recently observed while acquitting a person sentenced to life imprisonment in a murder case [Avdhoot Vithal Ghate v. State of Maharashtra].

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